Kerstin has a genetic defect that greatly increases the risk of breast and ovary cancer. She decided to have her breasts removed without reconstruction — a choice not widely accepted.
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Many women have not gone for a mammography screening in recent months for fear of becoming infected with the coronavirus. However, such screening for breast cancer can save lives.
Some patients who have breast tissue removed to fight or prevent cancer opt against artificial reconstruction after the procedure. Many patients who've made this decision in Germany have felt stigmatized after the fact.
The Google company DeepMind says its artificial intelligence system AlphaFold can predict the structure of proteins. A protein's structure determines how well it functions. Here's why that's important for your health.
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